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Blue Paddle Pilsner - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,042 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,042
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 20
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-18-2001)
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3.8/5  rDev +7.3%

Clear golden yellow lager. Half inch of white head with good retention. Smooth lacing on the glass. Lots of visible bubbles.

Clean aroma of fresh grains, bread and leafy hops.

Malt has a bready character, smooth and tasty. Hops come in mid-drink to end with leafy, earthy notes. Good balance.

Light bodied, average for a pilsner. Good level of carbonation. Crisp, clean finish, slightly dry from the hops.

Pretty standard for a pilsner but good just the same. Tasty and refreshing and would make a great session brew.

bnes09, Nov 24, 2011
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3.58/5  rDev +1.1%

New Belgium Blue Paddle Pilsner: Moving out of a long and fun time sampling IPA’s, it’s time to try some lighter fare. The New Belgium Blue Paddle pours into a glass with a bright clear golden body, and nice amount of sparkling carbonation. The head stand tall, is pure white and very fine with great lacing. Aroma wise, the Blue Paddle smell like, well, beer. No esters, dry grass, bread crust, et. al. here. Flavor is subtle all the way through, faint malt sweetness up front and finishing with light hops and no bitterness. Very smooth to drink. The Blue Paddle is a great change of pace from big statement craft brews. Enjoy.

iSip, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +13%

mdvatab, Nov 18, 2011
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dehjosh, Nov 18, 2011
Blue Paddle Pilsner from New Belgium Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 1,042 ratings.